Includes footage from 8mm film shot by Alzira Simas of the 1957-58 volcano, "Capelinhos," on the island of Faial, Azores, Portugal. This is the first part (with Geography 2) of a two-screen movie. 3 minutes. For full project see: http://mangeja.com/capelinhos/ ( 1 reviews ) Topics: volcano, Azores, Capelinhos, Faial, Portugal
The Chihuahuan Desert extends southward from New Mexico, Texas and Arizona into the Mexican Plateau. It covers an area of 250,000 square miles and is considered to be among the most biologically rich and diverse desert eco-regions in the world. Despite local outrage and a 2005 law suit filed by New Mexico's governor against the Bush administration, the Bureau of Land Management has made the decision to nearly double the acreage available for oil and gas development on Otero Mesa. If it is... ( 1 reviews )
For once it is all fun and games, as Ravi and Sonia welcome David Leschinsky from Eureka! into Studio-A to talk about games and puzzles. Plus, Peter Bebergal belts himself in for an overloaded DriveTime Cultural Minute Package. ( 1 reviews ) Topic: DriveTime, Ravi Jain, vlog, video blog, video podcast, Boston, Eureka!, David Leschinsky, Peter...
Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustibles, and homes painted with reflective white paint. Asserts that cleanliness is an essential part of civil defense preparedness and that it increased survivability. Selected for the 2002 National Film Registry of "artistically, culturally, and socially significant" films. ( 47 reviews ) Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Cold War, Waste disposal